What Ethical Leaders Believe: The Leading in Context Manifesto
By Linda Fisher Thornton Published Nov. 20, 2013 12:00 p.m.
“Aristotle said ‘We are what we repeatedly do.’
He was right. Our daily choices define us. They show just how far beyond ourselves we’re thinking, how broadly we imagine our constituents, and how we see ourselves in the world.
As we navigate the turbulence of today’s workplace, there is power in asking ourselves, ‘What is it that I repeatedly do?’ […]
We would like to think that we are making the most responsible choices that we can under the circumstances. But then, in a typical challenging, chaotic day, what really determines what we do?”
About Linda Fisher Thornton | Linda Fisher Thornton is CEO of Leading in Context LLC, a leadership development consultancy. She is leading a global movement to bring out the best in people and organizations through ethical leadership. An award winning former Chief Learning Officer and recognized authority on the future of ethical leadership, she was selected by Trust Across America as one of the 2013 Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior. In addition to speaking, consulting and writing, she teaches leadership as Adjunct Assistant Professor for the University of Richmond School of Professional and Continuing Studies.